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Resident says turtles suffer from out-of-control tourists - Longboat Key News

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 15:56

Longboat Key News

Resident says turtles suffer from out-of-control tourists
Longboat Key News
Keeping the sea turtle nesting numbers high doesn't include the turtles being observed as if they were a type of Minecraft video-gaming experience. Searching for a nesting sea turtle while holding a flashlight, as though they were a Minecraft character ...

Sea Turtle Advocates Explain How to Help Turtles in Need - The Two River Times

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 02:15

The Two River Times

Sea Turtle Advocates Explain How to Help Turtles in Need
The Two River Times
By Lily Marten |. An educational talk on how to pro- tect endangered sea turtles drew over 30 local residents to Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center on Thursday. Brandi Biehl, the co-executive officer of the non-profit Sea Turtle Recovery (STR ...
Mote sheds light on Turtle Nesting, Longboat revises turtle ordinanceLongboat Key News

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Sea turtle release postponed - South Jetty (subscription)

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:05

Sea turtle release postponed
South Jetty (subscription)
Organizers have postponed plans for a sea turtle release that had been scheduled for Monday, May 29, on the beach in Port Aransas, according to Tony Amos, director of the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK), the group that was to conduct the event.

Green sea turtle rescued from Dana Point Harbor is going to SeaWorld - Long Beach Press Telegram

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:26

Long Beach Press Telegram

Green sea turtle rescued from Dana Point Harbor is going to SeaWorld
Long Beach Press Telegram
DANA POINT >> A sick and lethargic green sea turtle from Dana Point Harbor is on its way to Sea World. The turtle was rescued Friday afternoon by staff from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach. “The animal had been observed acting ...

Green sea turtle rescued from Dana Point Harbor is going to SeaWorld - The Daily Breeze

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:13

The Daily Breeze

Green sea turtle rescued from Dana Point Harbor is going to SeaWorld
The Daily Breeze
The turtle's rescue comes after repeated sightings over the past couple of weeks of the threatened sea turtles in the harbor. Merchants and harbor visitors reported seeing them climbing up boat ramps and acting oddly and even “freaked out.” Photos have ...

Green sea turtle rescued from Dana Point Harbor is going to SeaWorld - OCRegister

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 01:18

OCRegister

Green sea turtle rescued from Dana Point Harbor is going to SeaWorld
OCRegister
DANA POINT — A sick and lethargic green sea turtle from Dana Point Harbor is on its way to Sea World. The turtle was rescued Friday afternoon by staff from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach. “The animal had been observed acting ...

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Victory! TripAdvisor Stops Selling Tickets To Cruel Sea Turtle Farm ... - Care2.com

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:36

Care2.com

Victory! TripAdvisor Stops Selling Tickets To Cruel Sea Turtle Farm ...
Care2.com
Animal advocates are celebrating a victory amidst ongoing efforts to end sea turtle cruelty: TripAdvisor has stopped selling tickets to the controversial Cayman ...
Turtle Centre at loggerheads with animal protection groupThe Cayman Reporter

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These Kind People Helped a Disoriented Nesting Sea Turtle Get Back to the Ocean - One Green Planet

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:34

One Green Planet

These Kind People Helped a Disoriented Nesting Sea Turtle Get Back to the Ocean
One Green Planet
The nesting habits of sea turtles are quite particular and not entirely understood by researchers. For example, the turtles nest on some beaches but do not do so on others – in Florida, loggerheads nest in great numbers on the central east coast, while ...
Sea Turtle Nesting Season Underway - Story | MyPanhandle | WMBBMy Panhandle
First sea turtle nest of the season found at Gulf Islands | Gulf Breeze ...Gulf Breeze News

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Two men arrested after investigators say they were found with about 500 sea turtle eggs - TCPalm

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 21:38

TCPalm

Two men arrested after investigators say they were found with about 500 sea turtle eggs
TCPalm
ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Two Riviera Beach men were arrested Wednesday after state investigators reported finding them with about 500 sea turtle eggs, a state spokeswoman said. Raymond Saunders and Carl Cobb, both 50, were arrested on felony charges ...

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Sea turtle rescued - South Jetty (subscription)

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:12

Sea turtle rescued
South Jetty (subscription)
Tammy Linton and her son, John Kerr, rescued a green sea turtle after beachgoers found it trapped, almost completely buried in sand, at the beach in Port Aransas on a recent day. Linton is an employee at the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) at the ...

Pet 'pawikan' regains freedom after 8 years - Business Mirror

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:48

Business Mirror

Pet 'pawikan' regains freedom after 8 years
Business Mirror
“George”, a male sea turtle first kept as a pet in Olongapo City, finally swam to freedom at the Camayan Beach Resort here on Tuesday, after spending eight years of rehabilitation at the animal center of the Ocean Adventure theme park. Robert Gonzaga ...

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Mikaela DayHerald Sun - Herald Sun

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:19

Herald Sun

Mikaela DayHerald Sun
Herald Sun
FOUR little sea creatures have decided that Melbourne is a “turtley awesome” place to call home for the next year. The baby flatback sea turtles took to the sky, flying Qantas from the Sunshine Coast to their new habitat at Sea Life Melbourne. And it ...

Sea Life Park releases Hawaiian green sea turtles into ocean | KHON2 - KHON2

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:12

KHON2

Sea Life Park releases Hawaiian green sea turtles into ocean | KHON2
KHON2
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Sea Life Park releases honu to “shellebrate” World Turtle Day ...Hawaii News Now

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Strange Herpes Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 03:56

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Strange Herpes Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Another 30 green sea turtles are being kept in holding tanks until their operations can be performed. "There's been decades of research into this and we're still not to the point of being able to solve mysteries of exactly why its caused and exactly ...
Celebrate #WorldTurtleDay By Watching Amazing Sea Turtle RescuesPEOPLE.com
Sea turtle nesting season shattering Texas Coast recordKRIS Corpus Christi News
Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to Migrate Hundreds of MilesAlterNet
Broadway World -DeeperBlue.com -Global Animal
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Sea Life Park releases honu to “shellebrate” World Turtle Day - Hawaii News Now

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 01:16

Sea Life Park releases honu to “shellebrate” World Turtle Day
Hawaii News Now
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Hawaii News Now) - Sea Life Park Hawaii is celebrating the 17th-annual World Turtle Day with the release of three honu into the wild. On Tuesday, the two-year-old Hawaiian green sea turtles were released at an East Oahu beach ...

Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to ... - AlterNet

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:47

AlterNet

Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to ...
AlterNet
How do these massive sea turtles stay on target as they migrate hundreds of miles through featureless open ocean? Imagine yourself swimming in the Sargasso ...

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Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to Migrate Hundreds of Miles - AlterNet

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:47

AlterNet

Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to Migrate Hundreds of Miles
AlterNet
Sea turtles are known for their spectacular long-distance migrations. After many years at sea, they can pinpoint their natal nesting beaches after crossing entire ocean basins. We don't know the distance covered during their developmental journeys but ...

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